This IDC Forecast Update provides an overview of the external disk storage market by vertical market in Western Europe and across the five largest countries in the region, based on new IDC forecasts for external disk systems as of the end of March 2012.
The analysis in this study highlights key changes in IDC's vertical markets forecast for external disk storage systems based on market developments observed in the last six months; a more detailed analysis of key trends can be found in IDC's Western European Vertical Markets External Disk Systems Spending Forecast 2010-2015 . Data is also available in pivot table format to subscribers of the European Storage Systems with Vertical Views service.
A forecast for external disk systems spending for 2010-2015 in Western Europe and the top 5 countries is provided for the following 11 vertical markets: discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, retail/wholesale, transport, communications, utilities, financial services, business services, government/education, healthcare, and other.
What Has Changed?
Market Size and Growth Dynamics by Vertical
Market Size and Growth Dynamics by Country